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Posted: Sunday, January 7, 2018 5:02 PM

Account Executive | Healthcare

The position is based in our Los Angeles office

About the position

The Account Executive | Healthcare will join a dynamic Healthcare team, which is Porter Novelli's largest practice globally. This is a new position to work with a leading global pharmaceutical client that chose Porter Novelli to work on its oncology business. We'd love to tap your healthcare experience with pharmaceutical clients; if you have experience in, or are interested in oncology, that is a+!.

As an Account Executive on our team you will be provided with a clearly defined and well-supported path for career growth. That growth may include working with our other leading pharma clients in therapeutic categories including respiratory, depression, vaccines, HIV or with world-renowned hospital systems. Overall, the work is an interesting blend of product, corporate, advocacy and issues management.

What you will be doing

* Plan and execute client programs under the guidance and direction of an Account Supervisor or higher-level supervisor

* Develop and edit written materials including press releases, fact sheets and general client correspondence

* Lead media relations efforts including media list development, creative pitch ideation, outreach and relationship building

* Assess media trends and identify/evaluate opportunities that amplify to client priorities

* Manage all aspects of event execution, including media relations efforts, vendor coordination and staffing

* Generate ideas for programs that map to client objectives and conduct relevant research

The experience that will contribute to your success

* Enormous commitment to making a difference in healthcare PR

* Work in the consumer / pharma healthcare space contributing to an understanding of the rules and regulations governing the space

* Client contact leading to a good foundation of client relationship skills

* At 2 least years' of PR/communications experience, PR agency experience will be advantageous

* Traditional PR experiences coupled with proficiency in social media

* Balanced organized workstyle allowing for equal success whether stepping up and driving work independently or collaborating within the team

* Sureness in all the skills one would expect at this level including understanding the regulatory environment; confident style in communicating and engaging with clients; project management and a solution-oriented approach to work; writing; content development; presenting; digital; social; preference for working as part of a highly collaborative team; professional and positive attitude

Are You Ready?

If this description appeals to you let's start a conversation. We would like to answer your questions about Porter Novelli and learn more about your career accomplishments, ambitions, and interests, and how those intersect with the role we describe

Who are we?

Porter Novelli, named a 2016 PRWeek Best Place to Work for two (2) years in a row, is a global public relations company that combines the power of immersion with the rigor of data to create a deeper human insight that transforms the opinions, beliefs and behaviors of those who matter most to our clients. Porter Novelli people are passionate about creating big and bold change through the power of influence, by staying one step ahead of trends in media, technology and consumer behavior, thereby guiding our clients towards positive, game-changing innovation.



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